Marxism as science

Rahul Mahajan rahul at hagar.ph.utexas.edu
Thu Apr 13 16:30:13 MDT 1995


>Louis Proyect:
>
>Maybe I'm missing something here, but the evidence of imperialism as
>capitalism in its most decadent form seems ample: WWI, WWII, genocide
>against the Jews, Vietnam, Algeria, Guatemala...need I continue?
>
Not what I meant, Louis. I'm sure I agree with you about the connection of
all those things with imperialism. However, by decadence I meant to point
to the idea that the existence of imperialism shows that capitalism will
fall soon, to be replaced by socialism. I've always thought myself that
imperialism was an excellent way for First World countries to let off the
steam of their internal class struggle in the Third World. Rahul Mahajan




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